- to attack or ridicule with satire.
Also especially British, sat·i·rise.
Origin of satirize
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Examples from the Web for satirise
But if any one has a desire to satirise his neighbour he has full leave to do so.
But you cannot satirise a hack, if you have no friend to nudge while you do it.The History of Mr. Polly
H. G. Wells
You satirise every one except God, whom you spare because you don't know him.Unicorns
I would laugh, and satirise, and say whatever came into my head first.Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle
Clement K. Shorter
He satirises human life, but he does not satirise it to degrade it.Speeches of Charles Dickens
- to deride (a person or thing) by means of satire
Word Origin and History for satirise
c.1600, from French satiriser (see satire (n.)). Related: Satirized; satirizing.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper